This quality makes it a good emollient, that softens and soothes the skin, which of course is important in all skin care products for sensitive skin, such as baby products, acne-prone skin and sensitive skin types.
Watermelon Seed Oil is useful in all kinds of skin care products due to the high content (up to 65%) of linoleic acid, an omega 6 essential fatty acid. It can be used for all skin types, even oily skin as it is a dry oil.
Watermelon Seed Oil also has excellent pore size reduction qualities, so is good to use on large-pored skin.
Watermelon seeds are very rich in B vitamins, especially niacin (up to 19% of daily value, which is essential for skin health), folic acid, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6 and pantothenic acid and also contain high levels of magnesium and zinc
Adding Watermelon Seed Oil to creams and lotions will make them lighter and drier.